Joe Mauer, 2nd Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Growing up in St. Paul, Minnesota, catcher Joe Mauer dreamed of playing baseball for the hometown Minnesota Twins. In 2000 his dream came true, and the Twins are glad to have him. In 2006, Joe became the first catcher ever to win the batting title in the American League, and he repeated this success in 2008 and 2009. A fan favorite, Joe was also named the Most Valuable Player in the American League in 2009. Learn more about one of baseball’s brightest stars.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-7613-7204-2
$39.99 $29.99
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Sports
Copyright 2011
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2011-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.4
BISACS JNF054010, JNF007100
Dewey 796.357092
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.25 x 8.625
Lexile 710
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 4.2
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 142795
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Photo captions, Sidebars, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides

Author: Jeffrey Zuehlke

Jeffrey Kuehlke has written many nonfiction books for young readers.

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Amazing Athletes

Inspire sports fans with the success stories of Amazing Athletes. These attractive high-interest biographies include a description of an athlete’s career from the beginning through his or her current achievements. This series is perfect for reluctant readers. View available downloads →